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Joe Bowen

Joe Bowen

Joe Bowen is an award-winning reporter at the Duluth News Tribune. He covers schools and education across the Northland.

He's previously worked at the Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota, the Bemidji Pioneer in northwestern Minnesota, Sun Newspapers in suburban Minneapolis, and the Perham Focus in a different part of northwestern Minnesota. Joe grew up in south Minneapolis and graduated in 2009 from the College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University with a degree in English and Philosophy.

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The activisit is set to speak on Oct. 1 in Duluth. His presentation, rally organizers said, is called “Engage in the Change: Our Generation Must Own Democracy.”
A school district in southern Minnesota offers online, career-minded coursework for students statewide.
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents voted 9-2 despite allegations of impropriety, or at least the appearance of it.
St. Louis County's flood response is moving into “recovery mode."
The Manitoba Royal Canadian Mounted Police sent a tweet just before 12:30 p.m. stating that Highway 75 is "clear."
The attack happened on May 5, 1992. It shocked the city of Grand Forks and ushered in the first meaningful security measures at the courthouse.
Work continues on a project to bring water from the Missouri River to eastern North Dakota. This summer's drought doesn't have anything to do with the timing, but it shows the importance of it, one project leader says.
Eric Reinbold, of Oklee, Minn., was apprehended early the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 4, in rural Red Lake County.
Authorities are still searching for Eric Reinbold, an Oklee, Minn., man who they claim is the primary suspect in the murder of his wife.
“Whatever’s on the streets and goes down the gutter, that’s what ends up in those pits,” a Grand Forks worker told the Herald. And someone has to keep those pits clean.